Award Guide to America's Top 50 Law Firms - 2nd Edition

The 1999 Vault rankings, an independent survey of 1,711 associates from 47 of the largest law firms nationwide, measures both "Prestige" and "Quality of Life" factors for law firms.  In this survey, Kirkland ranked:

  • #1 nationally in associate training and compensation;
  • #1 in Chicago for overall prestige;
  • #11 nationally for overall prestige;
  • #4 nationally for prestige of litigation practice; and
  • #3 in Chicago and #10 nationally in the list of the "Best 20 Law Firms to Work For" based on satisfaction, hours, pay, diversity, training, treatment by partners, support services and retention.